WordPress latest version 5.8.2 is now available.
This WordPress release is the latest security and maintenance that contains 2 bug fixes and 1 security fix. Since its an security release, it is recommended to upgrade to this version immediately.
WordPress 5.8.2 is a relatively small security and maintenance bug fix release. Version 5.9 will be the next major release.
You can update WordPress from the dashboard itself. Just Login to your dashboard and then go to Updates and click Update Now. If you site support automatic background download, then you may have already update to the WordPress 5.8.2 release.
Alternatively, WordPress 5.8.2 can also be downloaded from the WordPress’s official website by visiting wordpress.org.
Contributors for WordPress 5.8.2 release
The 5.8.2 release was led by Jonathan Desrosiers and Evan Mullins and more contributors names are mentioned below:
Ari Stathopoulos, Bradley Taylor, davidwebca, Evan Mullins, Greg Ziółkowski, Jonathan Desrosiers, Juliette Reinders Folmer, Mukesh Panchal, Sergey Biryukov, shimon246, and Yui.